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Boys’ recruit: Taft School (CT) LI Sting senior midfield-FO Mattson commits to Tufts

Friday, 5th October 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, High school, Recruiting  

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 10/5/12

Taft School (CT) LI Sting senior midfield-FO Mike Mattson has made a verbal commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Tufts University.

Mike Mattson log:

Mike Mattson (Left)

High School: Joel Barlow (CT)/Taft School

Graduation Year: 2012/PG2013

Position: Midfield/FO

College Choice: Tufts

Club Affiliation: CT Bulldogs/LI Sting

Major lacrosse honors: CT All-American, 1st Team Class S, 1st Team All-SWC

Academic honors, service projects: Honor Roll, Asst. Coach 7/8th grade RELAX (Redding-Easton Lacrosse)

What will you major in/study? English

Why did you choose Tufts? “I chose Tufts in order to get the most I can as a student-athlete. Tufts has superb academics, a competitive lacrosse team, and just so happens to be just outside of a great city.

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “Taft is looking to be very competitive in the Founder’s league this coming season. We have a strong core of senior leadership and are looking to improve on a 10-7 2012 season. The rest of our commits are rounded out with UVA, Bryant, Michigan, and Cornell.”

Other schools considered: Middlebury, Amherst, Wesleyan


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